Category Archives: Rugby

MRU fall to U of A in the CanWest rugby playoffs @MountRoyal4U

The temperature plunged from double digits to just a few degrees and cold enough to snow as the first round game of the Can West playoffs got underway at Lincoln Park, the home of Mount Royal University rugby. Facing their … Continue reading

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Dub steps up for MRU rugby @MountRoyal4U

A fine day for rugby, the first day of October. Save, that is for the pickup wind, just about cold enough for wingers to put hands in pockets when convenient. The Mount Royal University (MRU) men’s team were hosts to the University of … Continue reading

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Hornets swarm back over Canucks to clinch Calgary championship

  With the first half just about done and trailing by a score of 31-8, it looked like game over for the Hornets at Calgary Rugby Park. But the tide can turn in rugby. The momentum can swing. And it … Continue reading

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Beavers chew up Saints with thirteen tries

As the regular Alberta Rugby season got down to its last couple of games, the Calgary Saints were in need of a win to keep their playoff hopes alive. But with Canadian international Mozak Samson out with an upper body … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Photo Day with rugby

Saturday was World Photo Day and I celebrated by shooting three games of rugby in Alberta. As well as the four hours of match time, the driving plus the collation and editing of about 1,600 photos made it a long, … Continue reading

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Jake Bentley joins the Prairie Wolf Pack scorers club

Calgary Canucks to Prairie Wolf Pack Jake Bentley is one of three brothers (Josh and Joe are on either side of him, age-wise) who have all played rugby at some time or other, with the Calgary Canucks. They follow in … Continue reading

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Rock comeback rolls over Wolf Pack at Calgary Rugby Park

The Prairie Wolf Pack ran hard in the opening minutes of the third round Canadian Rugby Championship game against Atlantic Rock to score two tries. The first came from fly-half, Robbie Povey (Calgary Hornets) after 11 minutes. Five minutes later, … Continue reading

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